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Sales Auction Company Holds Sale in Windsor Locks, Conn.

Thu May 25, 2017 - Northeast Edition #11
Construction Equipment Guide

The crowd gathers around to bid on equipment during the Sales Auction Company auction.
The crowd gathers around to bid on equipment during the Sales Auction Company auction.
The crowd gathers around to bid on equipment during the Sales Auction Company auction. Auctioneer Rick Munter was one of several auctioneers who called the event on May 6 in Windsor Locks, Conn. Steven Pollansky (R) and his son, Andrew, of Pollansky Construction, Coventry, Conn., look at various heavy iron up for bid. Three generations of the Marion family sit on an excavator as auctioneers called the auction of more than 1,100 individual lots. The owners of Marion Excavating of South Hadley, Mass., include Todd, his uncle, Russ, and sons, Mark and Reed Marion. Marion Excavating has been in operation for 45 years. Wes Ameden of Ameden Construction of Jamaica, Vt., looks at a RL4000 light tower. Dan Cusack of DC Rentals of Branford, Conn., tries out a lawn mower. Eric Jakubowicz and his son, Logan, of Brookside Equipment Sales Inc. of Phillipston, Mass., look at a roller up for bid. Tim Freundschuh with his two sons, Hunter and Austin, came all the way from Buffalo, N.Y., for the May 6 event.

Sales Auction Company held a public equipment auction on May 6 at its headquarters in Windsor Locks, Conn.

Hundreds of online and onsite bidders vied for nearly 1,100 lots of equipment from several companies and surrounding area dealers, contractors, municipalities and rental outfits.

Bidders came from all over the Northeast, including the Freundschuh family, who trekked down from Buffalo, N.Y. Tim Freundschuh brought his two sons – Hunter and Austin – who loved climbing aboard the equipment.

All six New England states were represented, along with states along the Eastern seaboard and beyond.

“This is a great place and a tremendous event,” said Carl Jefferson, who attended with his uncle from Exeter, R.I. “They do it up right here and we looked at a ton of great equipment, bid, and we will be back.”

Upcoming Sales Auction Company auctions will include a complete liquidation event on June 17 at its South Windsor, Conn., location. — CEG

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